Under general supervision, collects, delivers and processes laboratory specimens which are utilized in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of physical conditions. Accessions patient specimens and related patient demographic information and collates with physician orders. Performs and records results of moderately complex and waived testing, performs and records QC and maintains instrumentation.
Education: Graduation from High School or possession of a GED certificate. Prefer successful completion of medical assistant training but will accept phlebotomy certificate with 2 years of hospital/medical lab technician experience. Experience: Typically, two years experience as a laboratory technician in a medical laboratory, , medical clinic or reference laboratory. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of moderately complex and/or waived laboratory tests processes. Knowledge of laboratory terminology and equipment. Knowledge of quality control procedures to maintain/ensure testing integrity. Ability to handle patient specimens and laboratory equipment. Knowledge of laboratory testing protocols, to maintain the expected level of competency. Knowledge of safety and infection control practices to ensure a safe environment of care. ~Some positions may require a Colorado Class "R" driver's license at the time of application. Meet CLIA educational level requirements for specific job duties at time of application All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Location Denver Health
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 2105
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.